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The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£42,000-£48,000 DOE



Job Advert - Division Information

At Priory Hospital Enfield, we take real pride in the work we do, providing the best support to the people in our care. As a Ward Manager in our team, you will have a genuine chance to shape the future of our services with your innovative ideas and new perspective.

By joining the UK’s largest provider of high-quality mental health care, you will play a vital part of our growth. Bringing your positive attitude and commitment to learning, you will help our patients work towards independence and build the skills they need to progress to less restrictive care settings.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Healthcare Benefits

Excellent salary
Free on-site parking
Supplemented meals on duty
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra day's annual leave
Enhanced maternity pay
Contributory pension scheme
Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
Access to development opportunities
Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
Leadership & management development
Long service award
Refer a friend bonuses
Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

Additional benefits at Priory Hospital Enfield:

£5000 Welcome bonus
Fully funded DBS
Fully funded NMC registration
Return to Practice support
Mentorship experience
CPD top up
Management and Leadership development opportunities

Job Advert Role Description


About Priory Enfield :

Priory Hospital Enfield is a 53 bed hospital in the Borough of Enfield and is situated with very good transport links. The site provides services in both a forensic setting (male medium secure & low secure) and acute services (mixed sex). The hospital can cater for up to 53 patients at one time across the four wards, and the responsibility for staffing the hospital is of vital importance.

Benefits of working on site includes free and secure parking, excellent transport links to Central London (via the Overground which is one minute walk from the site) as well excellent links to the M25 via the A10. Free meals are provided to all staff and you will be entitled to the Priory’s excellent benefits package.


About the role : 

We are looking for a Ward Manager to join our progressive team within Priory Hospital Enfield. The successful candidate will manage the ward and its resources taking appropriate action to ensure that standards of care are exceptional. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the nursing team possess the skills, knowledge and motivation to offer and deliver the highest quality of care to our service users. Reporting to and working with the Director of Clinical Services, you will assist with the development of our services ensuring wards are run effectively, and the delivery of our exceptional standards of performance that have become synonymous with Priory Group.

The SMT will listen to your thoughts and ideas and you have the opportunity to be really involved with and to influence the future direction of our services. You will provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team. You will therefore act as a visible role model to promote a culture of learning development and team vision.


  • You must possess a nurse qualification
  • Current NMC registration
  • Experience of managing others
  • Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training
  • Computer literate - you are responsible for rota management
  • As a member of the leadership team your communication skills and motivation to strive for excellence yourself and via others will shine through.

Key Duties Include:

  • Planning and co-ordinating the quality and management of nursing care, patient care and the clinical environment
  • Rota management
  • Making sure that the physical healthcare needs of patients are assessed and managed effectively
  • Ensuring that all patients have clear current care plans that reflect their personalised needs
  • Undertaking direct patient care where necessary
  • Ensuring the ward complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards
  • Ensuring that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training



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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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